Fiona Harvey writes in the May 29th Financial Times:
Climate change is claiming 300,000 lives a year and costing the global economy $125bn annually … according to a report from the Global Humanitarian Forum. … The study was compiled using a widely accepted methodology for examining the effects of climate change developed by the World Health Organization.
But as University of Colorado professor Roger Pielke has noted, not even GHF head Kofi Annan was willing to call the study “scientific.” Why not? Pielke explains:
Why can’t the work produced by the GHF be “as rigorous as a scientific study”? Well, one answer